Chicot County Newswire (Page 2)

Chicot County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chicot County, AR. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 35 of 35 in Chicot County, AR

  1. History Minute: H. L. Hunt was a self-made entrepreneurRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Courier

    ... to Arkansas by 1910, and after his father's death, he used his inheritance and bought a cotton plantation in Chicot County. He married Lyda Bunker in 1914. By the early 1920s, facing ruin from a series of floods, Hunt moved to nearby El Dorado, ...

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  2. Broadway Bridge project enters new phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... 85,000 pounds, or more than 42 tons, according to the department. They will enter the state on U.S. 82 in Chicot County to complete a journey totaling about 870 miles. Delivery of the steel will take several months. The double-basket handle arches ...

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  3. History Minute: A rags to oil riches storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... to Arkansas by 1910, and after his father's death, he used his inheritance and bought a cotton plantation in Chicot County. He married Lyda Bunker in 1914. By the early 1920s, facing ruin from a series of floods, Hunt moved to nearby El Dorado, ...

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  4. Unemployment rates downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Courier

    ... than in October 2014. Washington County recorded the lowest unemployment rate in October at 3.2 percent, while Chicot County had the highest unemployment rate in October at 8.5 percent. Statewide, the unemployment rate has dropped from 4.8 percent ...

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  5. Justices dismiss appeal of mayoral candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... and Hampton were scheduled for a Nov. 25, 2014, runoff election. On Nov. 24, Gray filed a complaint in Chicot County Circuit Court asking for an injunction in the election. Gray argued that Thomas-Barnes was a convicted felon and ineligible to run ...

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  6. U.S. 82 bridge lane closed until 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    Maintenance work on the U.S. 82 bridge over the Mississippi River in Chicot County has resulted in a lane closure that is expected to last until the end of the year, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

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  7. Arkansas to Realign Highway for Crash ReductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    ... of about 70 degrees. The Arkansas Highway Commission formally authorized prep work for the project in north Chicot County last month. The state's Highway and Transportation Department said design and construction "will begin as soon as funds become ...

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  8. Arkansas highway to get realigned to reduce crashesRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... of about 70 degrees. The Arkansas Highway Commission formally authorized prep work for the project in north Chicot County last month. The state's Highway and Transportation Department said design and construction "will begin as soon as funds become ...

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  9. McDermott dared to change ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Courier

    ... in Louisiana but maintained an interest in agriculture. Impressed by the rich soil in southeast Arkansas's Chicot County, he bought a large tract in the area in 1834 and moved permanently to Arkansas in 1844. As his plantation took off, he founded ...

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  10. State to realign U.S. 65 intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | NWAonline

    An intersection on U.S. 65 in southeast Arkansas will be realigned to give motorists improved sight lines and reduce the likelihood of deadly crashes that have occurred there over the years. The cost, estimated to be $500,000 to $750,000, will be worth it, according to people who live and work in the area of the highway's intersection with Arkansas 35 in north Chicot County.

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  11. Arkansan McDermott Dreamed of FlightRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | Mena Star

    ... in Louisiana but maintained an interest in agriculture. Impressed by the rich soil in Southeast Arkansas's Chicot County, he bought a large tract of land in the area in 1834 and moved permanently to Arkansas in 1844. As his plantation took off, he ...

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  12. DHS investigates juvenile facility after youth collar bone brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2013 | KATV Little Rock

    ... Jerry Walsh said they fell together on the floor and that his staff member never slammed the youth. The Chicot County prosecuting attorney tells KATV he has reviewed the reports and material and said he will not pursue criminal charges against the ...

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  13. UA dental expert in on verifying a new pre-humanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... get my hands on, and the new South African fossils don't match anything," said Delezene, 37, who grew up in Chicot County and southern Missouri. The work began after the fossils were found in 2013 in a cave called Rising Star in the Cradle of ...

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  14. Police beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    A Little Rock man was arrested Wednesday after police said he lied to officers and hid someone in his apartment, according to an arrest report. Martavis Kendrick-Harmon, 22, was hiding someone in his apartment who had felony warrants for first-degree battery out of Chicot County, and Kendrick-Harmon lied to officers who were searching for the person, according to the report.

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  15. After rains, 12 counties lift burn bans, but 6 remain waryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... and urged people to burn trash, limbs and refuse early in the morning or late in the day when winds lessen. Chicot County Judge Mack Ball said he considered lifting the burn ban in his county, but he wanted to be cautious. "It's still dry," Ball ...

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